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Nursultan Nazarbayev to attend Caspian Summit in Russia

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the 4th Caspian Summit in Astrakhan, Russia on September 29.

Nursultan Nazarbayev to attend Caspian Summit in Russia
Fishing in the Caspian Sea.
Caspian states agree on aquatic bioresources management

The Commission on Aquatic Bioresources of the Caspian Sea has approved the project on preservation and rational use of aquatic bioresources of the Caspian Sea, and sturgeons in particular.

Caspian states agree on aquatic bioresources management
Photo courtesy of lada.kz
Half-dead Caspian Mullet fish wash ashore in Mangystau Oblast

In Kazakhstan's Mangystau Oblast, mullets wash ashore of the Caspian Sea.

Half-dead Caspian Mullet fish wash ashore in Mangystau Oblast
Kinderley resort. Photo courtesy of aktau-business.com
RIXOS Group to develop Kinderley resort on Kazakhstan’s Caspian shores

The overall investments are estimated at $3.3 billion. The resort is projected to cater to over 640 000 tourists a year by 2020, with 70% of them being foreigners.

RIXOS Group to develop Kinderley resort on Kazakhstan’s Caspian shores
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Kazakhstan ratifies Caspian security agreement

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has endorsed a law on ratification of the agreement on security cooperation at the Caspian Sea.

Kazakhstan ratifies Caspian security agreement
Works to strengthen the vulnerable sections of the dams in Atyrau region ©azh.kz
Flooding in Atyrau Oblast unlikely: Emergency Services

Flooding in Atyrau region is not longer likely, but the threat persists.

Flooding in Atyrau Oblast unlikely: Emergency Services
©RIA Novosti
Turkish investors negotiate Kenderli resort project with Kazakh government

Investors from Turkey are ready to join the Caspian Sea Kenderli resort project in Kazakhstan.

Turkish investors negotiate Kenderli resort project with Kazakh government
©REUTERS
EU moves forward with Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline: Barroso

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso declared that EU will resume the development of the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline (TCP).

EU moves forward with Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline: Barroso
Photo courtesy of on.kz
Flood emergency declared in Atyrau Oblast

Atyrau Oblast emergency services are preparing for a massive flooding in the region due to raising of the water level in the Caspian Sea.

Flood emergency declared in Atyrau Oblast
Photo courtesy of worldcrunch.com
Majilis endorses Caspian security treaty

Kazakhstan’s lower chamber of the parliament (Majilis) approved the draft law On Ratification of the Agreement on Security Cooperation in the Caspian Sea.

Majilis endorses Caspian security treaty
Photo ©lada.kz
Massive fish die-off at Caspian Sea

Eco Mangystau, a non-governmental agency, reported a mass fish die-off in Kazakhstan's section of the Caspian sea.

Massive fish die-off at Caspian Sea
Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
Counting losses from Kashagan suspension

Losses from the forthcoming two-year suspension of the Kashagan oilfield development project in Kazakhstan are estimated at two billion dollars in the least.

Counting losses from Kashagan suspension
Photo ©REUTERS
Caspian Five to limit third party military forces in the region

Five Caspian countries are considering a convention on independence of the Caspian Sea that limits third party troops based in the region.

Caspian Five to limit third party military forces in the region
Photo courtesy of azh.kz
Atyrau fishers catch giant sturgeon

Atyrau fishers from Amangeldi Production Cooperation have caught a giant sturgeon in the Caspian sea.

Atyrau fishers catch giant sturgeon
Kashagan oilfield. ©REUTERS
Kashagan oil production may be suspended for 2 years

Operations at gigantic Kashagan oilfield in Kazakhstan may be suspended for two years.

Kashagan oil production may be suspended for 2 years
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Oil Minister on Kazakhstan’s export capabilities amidst possible sanctions against neighboring Russia

According to him, Kazakhstan’s Caspian sea port in Aktau now exports about 12 million tons of crude; the route to China also remains important.

Oil Minister on Kazakhstan’s export capabilities amidst possible sanctions against neighboring Russia
©RIA Novosti
Coast Guards rescue endangered fish from poacher nets

Regional Maritime Boarder Patrol from the Coast Guard has discovered abandoned illegal fishing equipment in the Caspian sea.

Coast Guards rescue endangered fish from poacher nets
Photo a courtesy of Tengrinews
Kazakh-Iran economic and trade cooperation to ease tension in the region

Iranian Deputy Minister Valiola Afkhami visited Astana to meet with his Kazakhstani counterpart at the 3rd sitting of the Kazakh-Iranian Working Group on Trade and Economic Cooperation.

Kazakh-Iran economic and trade cooperation to ease tension in the region
©RIA Novosti
Commercial catching of sturgeons at Caspian banned

A moratorium on commercial fishing of sturgeons at the Caspian Sea came into force on January 1, 2014.

Commercial catching of sturgeons at Caspian banned
Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
No restart of oil production at Kashagan this year

Oil production at the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan is going to be restarted only in 2014, after full inspection of all the pipelines.

No restart of oil production at Kashagan this year

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